‘My humanity is denied’: Bay Area Palestinian Americans speak out on Israel-Hamas war coverage

”The apartheid system, the siege of a people for 17 years with no will to live, is the root of all this,’ restaurateur Reem Assil said of the air, land and sea blockade of Gaza. Assil is chef-owner of Reem’s California restaurants in the Mission and Ferry Building, which showcase Palestinian cuisine.”

“This sends a message to me as a Palestinian American that my humanity is denied. Our deaths are forgotten; our lives devalued,” she said.

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